Nepal and Kazakhstan have established formal bilateral diplomatic relations from Tuesday.
Nepali Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations, signed a Joint Communiqué’ to this effect at a special ceremony held at the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan in New York on Tuesday afternoon.
During the occasion, the two Ambassadors expressed their confidence that the signing of the Communiqué marked a milestone in deepening and widening the relations between Nepal and Kazakhstan at the bilateral level in areas of mutual interest in the days ahead. They said, together, the establishment of diplomatic relations would help further strengthen cooperation between the two countries at the United Nations and various other multilateral forums at global and regional levels to promote international peace, security and development.
The two Ambassadors also jointly informed UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon about the establishment of Nepal-Kazakhstan bilateral diplomatic relations today.
The ceremony was attended by the Deputy Permanent Representatives and related diplomats of the Permanent Missions of Nepal and Kazakhstan.
The number of countries with which Nepal has established diplomatic relations has now reached 139.